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Cherry Kuchen

 Cherry Kuchen
This dessert is quicker to make than traditional fruit kuchens because frozen bread dough forms the crust.—Sandra Fischer, Sturgis, South Dakota
8-10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons cherry or raspberry pie filling
  • TOPPING:
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Directions

  • In a saucepan, combine the cream, sugar and bread crumbs. Cook over
  • medium heat until mixture begins to thicken. Remove from the heat;
  • cook for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, divide the dough in half; press onto the bottom and up the
  • sides of two 9-in. pie plates to form a crust.
  • Pour half of cream mixture into each crust. Drop spoonfuls of pie
  • filling over cream layer. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over
  • filling.
  • Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until edges are golden brown
  • and center is set. Yield: 2 kuchens (8-10 servings each).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 313 calories,

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Cherry Kuchen (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 302 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.